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Issue One   December 2006

Regulars

Editorial
Promoting Astrobiology in Europe
Dr Andre Brack

In The News
European projects and scientists

Radio Astrobiology
Podcaster, Simon Mitton talks with David Southwood

Missions

Events

Outreach Activities

Links

Features


Mars: Time for a New Chronology?
After the Mars Express minerology mapping mission
Europeans Psych Themselves Up for a Trip to Mars
An ESA crew spend a year in a remote Antarctic research station.
Old World Meeting of the Minds: Astrobiology Conferences in Europe 200

The (Astrobiology) Canterbury Tales
Thirty-five lectures at the Astrobiology Society of Britain's Conference

The Nordic Invasion
Origin and distribution of life in the Universe, discussed at the first Nordic Astrobiology conference
Martian Poles in the Swiss Alps
A conference on Mars Polar Science recently met in Davos, Switzerland.

Looking at Life in Lyon
In October, the sixth workshop of the European Astrobiology Network Association was held in Lyon, France
How Small Nations Think Big
Europe's diverse astrobiology research developments
Noah's Ark on the Moon
The Moon as Earth's "lifeboat" - a thought experiment

Interviews

The Aromatic World — Interview with Pascale Ehrenfreund
On organic molecules found in space and the origin of life on Earth
Naturally Inspired — Interview with Alex Ellery
Biomimetic devices inspired by evolution's answers to engineering problems
Survival in Space — Interview with Charles Cockell
Conditions humans must someday face in the solar system and beyond
The Lessons of Exposure — Interview with Gerda Horneck
Panspermia - and the effects of space radiation on life

Retrospections

Copernicus and the Wild Goose Chase
Francis Godwin's influence in advancing the extraterrestrial hypothesis.
Darwin's Bulldog and the Time Machine
The Drama of Darwinism - the irresistible rise of the metaphor of evolution.
How does science drive fiction & fiction drive science?
A Science Live video-cast.

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